Commerce and Technology (Graduate Certificate)

Commerce and Technology (Graduate Certificate)

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The Graduate Certificate is designed for lawyers, students, business executives, patent or trademark practitioners, technology managers or professionals who want to gain substantial knowledge and practical skills through academic coursework.

Why get a graduate certificate in commerce and technology law?

As we do more business online, our economy is changing. We face daily challenges and opportunities at the intersection of new digital technologies, new business models, and the regulatory and legal landscape. This commerce and technology graduate certificate, supported by UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law's strong intellectual property (IP) foundation, is designed for lawyers and nonlawyers who are interested in the intersection of information technology, business, and law. Expert faculty tackle
current events and rapidly developing areas such as new payment systems and the handling of consumers’ private information. This certificate program is a great fit for domestic and foreign professionals working in today’s evolving digital and data-driven economy.

Why choose UNH for your certificate?

With a top-rated IP program, you'll work with highly experienced faculty and enjoy access to a global network of influential practitioners. With immersive classroom experiences to learn from experts in the field in places like Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., we know some of the best learning happens not just inside the classroom, but outside as well. Students complete the program in a six-month full-time residential format.

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Curriculum & Requirements

Supported by UNH Law's strong IP foundation, the Commerce and Technology program is built at the intersection of business and law to tackle evolving legal issues facing new business and e-commerce in the global information age economy.

Expert faculty tailor courses to current events and developments, and the program offers flexibility to match the career objectives of each individual student. Course work addresses rapidly-developing areas of the law, such as cybercrime and consumers’ private information.

Residential Candidate Requirements
LIP 894American Legal Process and Analysis I3
LIP 980E-Commerce and The Law2
Electives are selected from a list provided by the Program Director.10

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  • Available in residential program only
  • Program start date in August
  • No part-time option available
  • Certificate must be completed in one semester
  • Apply through LSAC
  • Bar track not available

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